Sept. 1, 1928 - Dec. 24, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - James Donald Bergin, 84, of Charlotte, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012.
He was born Sept. 1, 1928, in Rochester, N.Y., a son of the late James A. and Mary Powers Bergin.
Mr. Bergin was a graduate of St. Bonaventure University and a Korean War veteran, having attained the rank of captain in the U.S. Marine Corps.
His family includes his wife, Sandra Pletcher Bergin, a native of Elkhart, Ind.; six children, Gail Jones, Sue Bernstein, J.P. Bergin, Chris Bergin, Erin Finney and Sandy Moore; two stepsons, G. Alex O'Hara and Jeffrey O'Hara; as well as his sister, Doris Snyder.
His first wife, Connie Bergin, and his brother, the Honorable Eugene Bergin, preceded him in death.
A service with full military honors was at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in National Cemetery in Salisbury.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Parkinson's Research, www.nwpf.org. Condolences may be offered at www.HarryandBryantFuneralHome.com.